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Grand Theft Auto VI trailer is live but no mention of a PC release yet

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Grand Theft Auto VI is no doubt going to be the absolute biggest release all year when it arrives in 2025, but for now Rockstar Games are only announcing it for consoles. In the press release they only mentioned PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

It's quite likely such a massive game wouldn't really run on the current Steam Deck, but for Desktop Linux we've seen Proton do some ridiculous magic to get even the most intense games working pretty well. By the time GTA VI is released onto PC, no doubt Proton would be able to run it (or soon after release as we see sometimes).

"Grand Theft Auto VI heads to the state of Leonida, home to the neon-soaked streets of Vice City and beyond in the biggest, most immersive evolution of the Grand Theft Auto series yet."

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“Grand Theft Auto VI continues our efforts to push the limits of what’s possible in highly immersive, story-driven open-world experiences,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “We’re thrilled to be able to share this new vision with players everywhere.”

Even though on Linux systems we have Proton, there's a rather big elephant in the corner, waiting to jump out and squash you with SURPRISE. That elephant's name is Anti Cheat. We have no idea what sort of tooling they're going to include with it, if they decide to go for some invasive kernel-based solution, both Steam Deck and Desktop Linux would probably be left out in the cold without a coat. Hopefully this won't happen. There's also the chance it could end up being an Epic Games Store exclusive, making it even more of a nuisance.

When do you think we might see an actual PC release of it? A year later?

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BlackBloodRum Dec 5, 2023
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I'm not hyped at all for this. Sorry!

I'll wait to see how much of it requires online. With GTA V they basically abandoned single player both in terms of fixes and enhancements and only added stuff for the online mode. For example, I heard they added additional map locations and vehicles, apartments, etc. Those map locations, vehicles and apartments were never placed into single player. Not only that, but the online mode was riddled with cheaters, so it was barely playable anyway.

In my mind, the game lost half its value just because of that. If they ensure that the single player mode can be played offline without requiring an internet connection, while having most features available in single player mode, I might consider it.
Tchey Dec 5, 2023
My hype for this game is about 0.01%

I really don’t care much, i may play it later, like 2030, DLCed, patched, smoothed, de-priced.

Maybe.
StoneColdSpider Dec 5, 2023
Yeah I wont be playing this at all..... Not after the way R* damaged themselves by lying to the ESRB about removing the sex minigame from San Andreas only for a mod using that very content still on the disc put R* in Hot Coffee....... Have not bought or played a R* game since....... And this one will be no different.......

Quoting: whizseYeah yeah lightning... What about their willy physics!?
There are plenty of willy physics in my Dick Trickle Racing Career write ups...... Found exclusively on the Crass Racing Association Programing (CRAP)....... Also known as the Weekend Players Club here on Gaming On Linux.........
CatKiller Dec 5, 2023
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Quoting: dannielloI think that with GTA6 we will have the same situation like it was on GTA5 - it will be limited in time console exclusive. The question is how long?

Ars did a write-up of the historical gaps if you wanted to let that guide you.



(note that we're 4,949 days and counting between the release of Red Dead Redemption on consoles and its release on PC)


Last edited by CatKiller on 5 December 2023 at 11:08 pm UTC
Mountain Man Dec 5, 2023
The Nintendo DS exclusive China Town Wars remains my all time favorite Grand Theft Auto. I keep hoping for an HD remaster, or remake, or even better, a sequel.
BlackBloodRum Dec 6, 2023
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Quoting: Mountain ManThe Nintendo DS exclusive China Town Wars remains my all time favourite Grand Theft Auto. I keep hoping for an HD remaster, or remake, or even better, a sequel.
DS Exclusive? This one was also available on PSP, iPhone and Android.
wvstolzing Dec 6, 2023
Quoting: BlackBloodRum
Quoting: Mountain ManThe Nintendo DS exclusive China Town Wars remains my all time favourite Grand Theft Auto. I keep hoping for an HD remaster, or remake, or even better, a sequel.
DS Exclusive? This one was also available on PSP, iPhone and Android.

Yeah I played that one on a PSP emulator.
I liked the *far more primitive* one on Game Boy Advance (GTA Advance) better though; on an emulator likewise. The only top-down GTA I actually played from start to finish.
enigmaxg2 Dec 6, 2023
So, the same sh*t they have been doing for the last couple games...and people will double dip, sadly.
Mountain Man Dec 6, 2023
Quoting: BlackBloodRum
Quoting: Mountain ManThe Nintendo DS exclusive China Town Wars remains my all time favourite Grand Theft Auto. I keep hoping for an HD remaster, or remake, or even better, a sequel.
DS Exclusive? This one was also available on PSP, iPhone and Android.
Ah, right, I had forgotten it was ported to other devices.
Purple Library Guy Dec 6, 2023
Quoting: CatKiller(note that we're 4,949 days and counting between the release of Red Dead Redemption on consoles and its release on PC)
So you're saying there's no Redemption for Rockstar.
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